Convert Traffic Challenges into Improved Work Habits It is the final countdown to the Toronto Pan Am/ Parapan Am Games 2015. The congestion on the roads are presenting some major traffic challenges, however, it might also be an opportunity for commuters and company owners to rethink how they do business at the office. The event … Continued
They collect your lunchtime bottles and cans and take them home to recycle. They research and compare photocopiers, printers and office furniture choices. They lead the move to off-set the carbon emissionsassociate with business travel by planting trees. They are behind the flextime and work-shifting policies that see some employees working longer shifts on fewer … Continued
The calendar flips from May to June and the difference is clear. According to the commercials we see on TV and online, families mark Mothers’ Day with flowers and Fathers’ Day with furniture. Fathers’ Day, it appears, is all about dads in chairs: office chairs, easy chairs, and lawn chairs.
On April 30, Envirotech attended a networking event at Toronto’s brand new RBC WaterPark Place, Toronto’s first office building aiming to achieve LEED Platinum certification for Core and Shell.
Ideas for celebrating Earth Day at the Office [Video] Earth Day is the largest environmental event in the world! Founded in 1990, Earth Day is celebrated annually by more than six million Canadians of all ages and walks of life. Offices across our nation come together to inspire each other. Promote a greener office life and … Continued
Dave Snider Presents to the Interior Design Students at Sheridan College on the Topic of the Environment and Interior Design It is graduation time for many college students across Canada and here in Ontario. For Interior Design graduating students at Sheridan College, a renowned post-graduate design school here in the GTA, this is an exciting … Continued
Laing’s List for Encouraging Sustainable Office Design “Choose the coolest shade of green,” is a challenge Dayle Laing has issued to those seeking to design and enjoy sustainable indoor environments. Long considered a guru of sustainable design, Laing speaks and writes about interior design that “enhances the body, mind and spirit while reducing carbon footprints.” Her … Continued
Not sure what do you do with your old office furniture? Here are some steps to a pain-free office move Are you moving your office or remodelling this year? Is it time to update your office design and purchase new office furniture? As a business owner, this is no easy task. Whether you are a … Continued
Spreading sustainability this Holiday Season Here are some last minute Green Christmas party tips to execute a memorable, unique and sustainable holiday season at the office. Remember to keep it simple, keep it convenient, keep it local, and keep well. It is a stressful time of year! There is yearend office work to do, … Continued
What is the Lifecycle of Office Furniture? Where does Used Office Furniture go? Whether you are moving your business to a new location or renovating a current office, you will need to decide what furniture to use in your new workspace. What do you do with furniture that you don’t need anymore? Do you … Continued
Over the last few years, the workplace environment has changed. There is no longer a normal image that comes to mind when someone says they are going to the ‘office’ because there are so many types of offices. There are small offices, and there are large offices, some have cubicles; while others have open concept … Continued
Sustainability is important to us here at Envirotech, and helping our clients who are interested in creating a sustainable office environment is important to us too. Buildings generate up to 35 per cent of all greenhouse gases, 35 per cent of landfill waste comes from construction and demolition activities, and 80 per cent of … Continued